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Simryn Gill, Soft Tissue

Art Review

February 2019

Skye Arundhati Thomas

Art Review

February 2019

I walked into Simryn Gill’s exhibition SOFT TISSUE at Jhaveri Contemporary on one of the worst days of an unusually dense winter smog in...

Book Review

February 2019

The Inheritance of Ambiguity

Katie Da Cunha Lewin

Book Review

February 2019

I have told the story of my grandparents’ arrival in England countless times. Their bags, their passports, even the...

Art Review

February 2019

Evita Vasiljeva, POSTCRETE

Philippa Snow

Art Review

February 2019

Lower.Green is situated in the unlikely surroundings of a near-dead mall in Norwich. It is not just any mall,...

Book Review

February 2019

Akwaeke Emezi’s 
Freshwater 

Lucy Scholes

Book Review

February 2019

Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater isn’t only a fine debut novel that announces the arrival of an exciting and talented new literary voice,...

Art Review

February 2019

Deana Lawson, PLANES

JEREMY ATHERTON LIN

Art Review

February 2019

At the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, radiant geodes have been placed in the corners for the safeguarding of...

Art Review

January 2019

Martha Rosler, Irrespective

Megan N. Liberty

Art Review

January 2019

Long before the advent of ‘fake news’, Martha Rosler was teaching us how to think critically about documentary imagery...

On Daša Drndić

Book Review

January 2019

Lucy Popescu

Book Review

January 2019

‘without memory, the present becomes sick, mutilated, a torso with amputated organs.’ — EEG by Daša Drndić, translated by Celia Hawkesworth   Those who knew...

Art Review

January 2019

Cady Noland, MMK Frankfurt

Andrew Wagner

Art Review

January 2019

During the 1990s, Cady Noland earned a reputation for making sculptural assemblages that toy with iconic symbols of Americana....

Book Review

January 2019

Fiona Benson’s ‘Vertigo & Ghost’

Declan Ryan

Book Review

January 2019

Among the many pleasures of listening to Robert Lowell read, hearing him pronounce ‘My mind’s not right’ in the...

Under the Eye of the Clock

Art Review

January 2019

Erica X Eisen

Art Review

January 2019

In an early episode of Camus’s The Plague (1947), Tarrou, one of the last victims of an epidemic in the Algerian city of Oran,...

 

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